Category: Senior Care

The Importance of Finding Purpose in Later Years

Think about a typical day in the life of a senior loved one. Ideally it includes plenty of uplifting and enriching experiences: savoring breakfast, engaging in an enjoyable hobby or interest, visiting with a relative or family member, watching a popular TV show. However, there’s a distinction between positivity and purpose; and the importance of […]

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Secrets to Happiness Despite Pain or Chronic Illness

Have you ever woken up and thought, “It’s definitely going to be one of those days!” Maybe your alarm didn’t go off, the hot water heater decided to stop working, and the dog chewed up one of your most loved shoes overnight. Then consider if each day were “one of those days!” For a person […]

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When Seniors Avoid Doctor Appointments: Tips to Help

Let’s face it: lots of us delay going to the doctor’s office. It may be awkward and downright frightening when something is wrong and we’re facing the prospect of an unwanted diagnosis. Even so, we realize it makes sense to accomplish what is most beneficial for our overall health as well as be conscientious about […]

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Flying Solo Caring for a Family Member With Dementia? We Have Solutions.

While countless older adults are dealing with the challenges of Alzheimer’s disease, an even greater number of people are struggling with caring for a family member with dementia. Surprisingly, nearly 75% of family caretakers are managing their senior loved ones’ dementia care needs alone, with only 26% reaching out for professional care assistance.

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Lessons in How to Best Help Your Loved One Experiencing Dementia

In some cases, the most beneficial lessons in life arise through experiencing them firsthand; yet the information we are able to glean from those who have walked the same path before us is invaluable. If you’re providing care for someone you care about with a dementia diagnosis and feeling a bit overwhelmed in this uncharted […]

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